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UF Health breast surgical oncologists offer comprehensive, individualized evaluation and treatment options for patients with benign and malignant diseases of the breast.

The service is a key component of the multidisciplinary team of physicians within the UF Health Cancer Center in Jacksonville. The breast surgery team is led by a board-certified, fellowship-trained breast surgeon.

Video: What are the surgical options for treating breast cancer?

Meet UF Health Jacksonville breast surgeon, Leigh Neumayer, MD. Dr. Neumayer explains the surgical options for treating breast cancer, including lumpectomy or mastectomy, followed by breast reconstruction surgery.

Services and Conditions

  • Abnormal breast imaging
  • Breast cancer in men
  • Breast lumps
  • Diagnosis, staging and treatment of breast cancer
  • Fibroadenomas
  • Fibrocystic breast disease
  • Nipple discharge
  • Second-opinion consults


  • Same-day ultrasound
  • Same-day biopsy
  • Intraoperative ultrasound
  • Lumpectomy
  • Oncoplastic breast surgery
  • Mastectomy – (traditional, skin sparing and nipple-sparing)
  • Immediate breast reconstruction available with plastic and reconstructive surgeons
  • Axillary lymph node procedures – (sentinel node, targeted and axillary dissection)

Video: Will I have to have surgery to treat breast cancer?

Leigh Neumayer, MD, a breast surgeon and chair of the UF Health Jacksonville Department of Surgery, discusses the different surgical options for breast cancer. Many breast cancers are treated with surgery, such as lumpectomy, mastectomy and reconstruction.

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